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Toward the Evolution of Dynamical Neural Networks for Minimally Cognitive Behavior
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This paper sketches one such agent, and presents the results of preliminary experiments on the evolution of dynamical neural networks for visually-guided orientation, object discrimination and accurate pointing with a simple manipulator to objects appearing in its field of view. Expand
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Concepts and experiments in computational reflection
  • P. Maes
  • Computer Science
  • OOPSLA
  • 1 December 1987
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This paper brings some perspective to various concepts in computational reflection. Expand
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Cooperating Mobile Agents for Dynamic Network Routing
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A method for using a collection of cooperating mobile agents to solve routing problems for dynamic, peer-to-peer networks. Expand
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A Study of Territoriality: The Role of Critical Mass in Adaptive Task Division
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This work demonstrates the application of the behavior-based approach to generating ethologically-inspired adaptive adaptive foraging using a division of labor into exclusive spatial territories. Expand
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Evolving agents for personalized information filtering
  • B. Sheth, P. Maes
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of 9th IEEE Conference on Artificial…
  • 1 March 1993
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This paper describes how techniques from artificial life can be used to evolve a population of personalized information filtering agents to make a personalized selection of news articles from the newsgroups. Expand
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Behavior-based artificial intelligence
  • P. Maes
  • Computer Science
  • 9 August 1993
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Robotic “Food” Chains: Externalization of State and Program for Minimal-Agent Foraging
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This paper describes experiments inspired by theoretical work on information invariants ([Donald 1995], [Donald et al 1994]), a means of comparison and a methodology for design of single- and multi-agent systems. Expand
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The Evolution of Communication Schemes Over Continuous Channels
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A method by which a set of agents can evolve a communication scheme to solve a given task without a priori native structure in place. Expand
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